Last Month for Master's Applications!
September 30 is the deadline for applications for the part-time MPhil programme.
UCT Ranked in Global Top Ten for Development Studies
Study Development at UCT and you will find yourself ranked amongst alumni from the likes of Harvard and Oxford, according to the latest QS global university subject rankings.
Carlos Lopes
Honorary Professorship for Carlos Lopes
The University of Cape Town has appointed Dr Carlos Lopes, select advisor on African Union reform, as honorary professor at the Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice.
GSDPP hosts Atlantic Fellows in Cape Town
GSDPP hosted the LSE Atlantic Fellows in Cape Town for an intensive week of facilitated sessions around global inequalities.
August Expert's Meeting on Accountable and Inclusive Governance
GSDPP hosted an expert's meeting in August 2017 on the theme of "Accountability and Inclusivity: Governance and Growth in an Era of Mistrust"
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Saturday, 23 September 2017
Article by Brian Levy in the Daily Maverick

GSDPP Academic Director Brian Levy has written an op-ed for the Daily Maverick, published on Wednesday 3 May 2017. In it, he discusses GSDPP research into education governance in the Eastern Cape and argues that active citizenship may be something that tips the balance when it comes to achieving positive school outcomes in areas with otherwise poor governance support.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 09:45
Prof Alan Hirsch
Latest Research Publications

GSDPP Director Alan Hirsch has two recent publications, both of which are freely available for those interested in public policy and African development issues.

Publication Date:
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 15:15
Emerging African Leader participants
Building Bridges to Accountable African Leadership

Article appeared on LeadSA, 22 March 2017

 “I’ve come to realise that meaningful leadership isn’t about power and position: that’s leading from a position of slavery. Knowing who you are and working from that? That’s true leadership.” - Ngosa Simachela, Zambian lawyer and community activist

Publication Date:
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 11:15